The Working Group constituted on Food Processing Sector for Ministry of Food Processing Industries for 12th Five Year Plan has recommended the launch of a new centrally sponsored scheme - National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) during 12th Plan for effective supervision and monitoring of the Ministry's assisted projects. It provides greater role to States / UTs including flexibility in the selection of beneficiaries, location of projects etc. for the development of food processing sector. Food Processing Training Centres (FPTCs) also constitute the part of NMFP during the 12th Plan. Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI) provides financial assistance to implementing agencies for setting up of FPTCs on the recommendations of State Nodal Agencies appointed by respective States/ UTs.
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